'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman's throat cancer returns

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Beth Chapman, of the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" television show, underwent surgery Tuesday as her throat cancer has returned, her lawyer, Andrew Brettler, told ETonline.

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The wife of Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after she said she was having trouble, according to a report from TMZ.

"I can confirm that Beth was hospitalized today and underwent surgery to remove a mass in her throat, which was determined to be a re-occurrence of the cancer," Brettler told ETonline. "I understand that the situation is very serious. We are all concerned for her and the well-being of the Chapman family.

In September 2017, Beth Chapman, 51, was diagnosed with stage 2 throat cancer, ETOnline reported. She later said that she was cancer-free.